Virginia Heroes

James Early Burnette

Private First Class, Army

Born: April 24, 1917
Hometown: Montgomery County
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: September 4, 1944
Died In: France
Awards: Purple Heart

Private First Class Burnette served with HQ Company, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. Before the war, he worked for CM Guest and Son. He is buried in White Rock Cemetery, Floyd County, Virginia.

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